Create a herb garden from seeds

Create a herb garden from seeds

Our extensive range (more than 40 varieties) of herb seeds are available for just 99p per packet. Whether you are after an annual or you want to grow a permanent perennial shrub, we have them all. Most of the herb seeds can be sown all year around and grow well on your kitchen windowsill. Herbs were often used for medicinal purposes or for companion planting, but nowdays their culinary use is what desired the most. Growing herbs from seed is very easy, and much cheaper option than buying potted plants, or cut herbs from the supermarkets. Coriander for curry, parsley for your soup, or basil for a lovely Italian dish, you can find them all in our catalouge. Check out all the different herbs, and also the wide range of vegetable seeds and buy today with confidence in our secure online shop.

Basil, coriander, parsley, chives can be sown any time of the year inside, use 7-10 cm pots and good quality seed sowing compost. Place the pots in the warmest place in the house, possibly in the airing cupboard, so that the heat will speed up germination of the herb seeds. Check on pots regularly and when the first seedlings appear place the pots onto the kitchen windowsill. Turn the pots around every other day so that every seedling get enough light. This way you can have delicious herbs growing all year around. Or sow them directly outside from late spring onwards till July.

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  • Curled Leaved Parsley is a popular variety in any kitchen garden. Can produce tasty leaves all year around. Sow parsley seed thinly from early spring 1 cm deep, in a well prepared bed, leaving 30-35cm between the rows. Thin out when seedlings are 10-15cm long, leaving 2-3cm between...

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  • Organically grown Thyme is a hardy perennial herb from the Mediterranian. Grows to about 30 cm tall, an ideal rockery plant. Used widely in traditional English dishes. Thyme is best grown on a well cultivated and well drained soil. Tolerates drought very well. The active ingredient of the...

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  • Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is native the West, Central and Southern Europe. The essential oil of the plant has been used as a flavoring for centuries. Peppermint tea is useful for nausea and aides indigestion. Peppermint also eases nervous headaches. Stimulates digestions and improves the...

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  • Russian Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculoides) is a versatile, perennial herb. Can be grown in weaker soils. Used for falvouring vinegars, pickles, fish or white sauce; or why not try the young leaves in your summer salad. Grows up to 140 cm tall. Sow the tarragon seeds from March onwards inside in...

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  • Sorrel (Rumex acetosa) is a herbaceous slender perennial and grows up to 60 cm tall. The roots grow really deep. Nowdays the leaves used like spinach or raw in salads. Or used in sauces as they have a good acidity level. Sorrel has been cultivated for hundreds of years, but today it is mainly a...

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  • Spearmint (Mentha spicata) is the ordinary garden mint native to Europe and southwest Asia. The plants grows up to 80 cm tall, the stems can be hairy; very vigorous groth. With its underground rhizomes mint can overtake your garden if you are not carefull. Ideally grow the plants in a medium...

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  • High yielding, early chives with very unform dark green leaves. Vigorous growth, excellent for both indoor and outside growing. Perennial. Sow the organic chives seeds from April to July, thinly, 1-1.5 cm deep in rows about 20cm apart in light, well-drained, fertile soil, which has been finely...

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  • Sweet Marjoram has an oregano like scent and flavour. Sweet marjoram is a shrubby tender perennial that grows to about 1' tallwith wirey, red-brown stems and downy gray-green aromatic leaves. It produces tiny white flowers on clustered spikes in summer. It wasbelieved that Aphrodite, the goddess...

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  • Basil red dark opal is a popular variety with attractive, dark red/purple leaves. Stronger and a bit different flavour than the classic green leaved basil. Can be used as an ornamental interest anywhere in the garden or allotment. Can be grown in pots in the patio area or in a...

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